A biopic of Lincoln (Robert Pastene), with vignettes from his accepting the Republican nomination in 1860 right until the night at Ford's theater.
A 21 year-old James Dean appears near the end of the play.
Original Air Date: May 26, 1952 (Season 4, Episode 37)
January 8, 2013
Abraham Lincoln (Studio One).
Season 4, episode 37.
Original air date: 26 May 1952.
Cast:Jean Adair (Susan Deggington), John Buckner (The Clerk), James Dean (William Scott), Charles Eggleston (William Steward), Judith Evelyn (Mary Lincoln), Betty Furness (Commercial Spokeswoman), Anthony Grey (Elias Price), Noel Leslie (Jennings), Betty Low (Mrs.Stowe), Harold McGee (Tim Cuffney), Robert McQueeney (James MacIntosh), Frank Overton (Samuel Stone), Robert Pastene (President Abraham Lincoln), Katharine Raht (Mrs. Otherly)and Harry Townes (Hook).
The original play includes tne scene of Lincoln`s assassination, but this was omitted in the telecast.